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Obama Regains Top Spot on Forbes Most Powerful List

Posted November 2nd, 2011 at 6:15 pm (UTC-5)
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U.S. President Barack Obama is back on top of Forbes magazine’s annual list of the world’s 70 most powerful people. Chinese President Hu Jintao took over the top spot last year from Mr. Obama. The U.S. president regained it because, according to Forbes editor Michael Noer, Mr. Hu’s power is decreasing. Mr. Hu fell to […]

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Forbes: Michael Jackson Repeats as Richest Dead Celebrity

Posted October 25th, 2011 at 5:40 pm (UTC-5)
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For the second straight year, the late pop music legend Michael Jackson earned more money than any other dead celebrity. Forbes magazine, which keeps track of such things, says Jackson is estimated to have earned $170 million over the past year. Most of that money was earned in sales of music albums and memorabilia. Another […]

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